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Community Behavioral Health Academy Executive Summary (2019)

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Community Health Network has collaborated with the Indiana University School of Social Work and the University of Indianapolis to launch an innovative behavioral health talent pathway. With the support of Ascend, these stakeholders built the Community Behavioral Health Academy, a talent pipeline yielding 15–30 licensed clinical social workers (LCSW) annually who are dually licensed as licensed clinical addiction counselors (LCACs) and specially trained in treating substance use disorders. This Executive Summary shares the program background and components in order to encourage replication of similar talent models.


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